Saturday, January 31, 2015

Minnesota Disorderly Conduct (Explained)

Facing disorderly conduct charges? You may want to consider employing the services an experienced Minnesota Criminal Defense Attorney to help. 

What is Disorderly Conduct?

Disorderly conduct charges can encompass a variety of crimes from yelling to fighting. Specifically disorderly conduct includes:

  • Engaging in brawling or fighting
  • Disturbing an assembly or meeting
  • Engaging in offensive, obscene, abusive, boisterous, or noisy conduct or in offensive, obscene, or abusive language tending reasonably to arouse alarm, anger, or resentment in others.
What are the Penalities?

A typical, disorderly conduct charge is deemed a misdemeanor --- punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. 

If the person is a caregiver and commits disorderly conduct against a vulnerable adult, that individual could be charged with a gross misdemeanor, punishable by up to one ear in jail and / or a $3,000 fine. 

If you have questions or want to with a former prosecutor to help you with your case, contact the Rolloff Law Office and set up a FREE CONSULTATION: (612) 234-1165

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